Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Downtime Quotes from famous authors such as Neil Etheridge, Wanda Sykes, Mathew Horne, Ben Mendelsohn, Nina Conti. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
It’s nice to come away from training and relax, get away from the pressures and get away from football and enjoy the downtime!
I’m constantly preparing. Material hits me; I’m always writing. I go back and listen to my shows and just prepare and put my set together. But the day of, I like to have some downtime. A nice lunch is important for me.
Whenever I am not filming and not required to travel with work, I spend all my downtime in Scotland.
It’s a tougher gig than what people think it is. The proper, real, genuine, worldwide movie stars don’t get a lot of downtime from the world outside. That’s a tougher price, I think, than what people’s fantasy of fame account for.
Because I’m around comedians all the time, in my downtime I tend not to watch comedy. Something the whole family enjoys is ‘You’ve Been Framed!’ It satisfies all of us. It’s universal, and we all laugh a lot.
I had some downtime with my career and… I got complacent.
I never used to be able to work on the road, I was always strictly in the studio. But not everything’s gotten smaller – I have Ableton on the laptop now and a sample library, which means I can use that downtime to pour it into the music.
I consider myself a lazy guy, but I do a bunch of stuff, and I’m so busy that in my downtime, I like to be with my wife, who I’m just madly in love with.
I’ll be in a series for three or four episodes, but then I’ll be off the series, and downtime, as an actor, is a little more than most people understand. Most of the time you’re just sitting around taking coffee with friends.
What’s been good for the downtime is I got a dog. A little black lab. I’ve been training her, so she’s kept me occupied.
I’m at my best when I’m working. I just recently learned how to find balance and deal with downtime and take advantage of it.
The more downtime we have, the more time you have to play games like ‘Ghost Recon Future Soldiers,’ so for me it’s a fun way to get integrated into video games and for me to have fun with my buddies and team up and go into battle with ’em, kind of like out there on court.
When I do find myself having downtime, I just put my guitar in my hands.
I would film one or two videos a weekend and upload those throughout the week. For a month and a half, I was just constantly filming. There was no downtime. There was always a camera in front of my face.
You have to strike while the iron is hot. You have to take downtime to see friends and family, but my passion is acting: pursuing those scary, challenging characters and working with passionate people.
I think there’s something to baseball, golf, fishing that there’s downtime within all of those sports. Even though you’re still doing the sport and everything that’s involved, there’s still this time to be able to think and have conversations.
You have to put your partner and family at the top of the list and there must be downtime – time for gardening, cooking time, book reading time.
I wasn’t shuffling from one sport to the next that much. I had downtime to just be a high school student.
You think 24-7 when you’re a creative person. And I find pleasure in everything – if I’m in a flea market, I’m there on my downtime, but I’m also there searching for the collection. I don’t separate the two.
The biggest challenge to being an actor is, when you’re not working, just being unemployed: the downtime and not having anything to do.
If I ever have downtime, I’m usually sitting in my place playing video games. Or eating sandwiches somewhere, or watching sports some place.
I’m so blessed to have as many jobs that I have, but I do agree that there needs to be some downtime.
My life has become a series of planes, trains, and automobiles with some occasional downtime at a hotel.
I have things I watch in my downtime – I love ‘Scandal.’ I don’t write political romance, so there’s not a direct relation there. But it’s something I do just to turn off the brain for a little bit, and just to relax and recharge.
I have a lot of downtime in airports and on flights.
Chinese cooking is noisy – a multitasking activity that requires constant vigilance. There is no downtime.
I was part of a generation where kids had a lot of freedom and aimless downtime. I had no scheduled after-school activities. As long as you came home for dinner, everything was fine.
In any other context, ‘icing’ is a great and exciting word: The proverbial icing on the cake, for instance, is a bonus – a wonderful thing on top of another wonderful thing. But in hockey, icing merely results in the referee’s raising his right hand, as if swearing an oath to the deity of downtime.
Work is so much fun that it doesn’t really seem like downtime when I’m not. But cooking, spending time with my family, friends and dog are what I’m usually doing when I’m not working on something.
Being pampered is great, but sometimes I like to do those things myself because it’s a little therapeutic and gives me some downtime for myself – and I need that.
Downtime for me is just when I can sit still.
We are human beings, you need to mentally switch off now and again to refresh your body and mind. But I never just lie on the couch in my downtime, I still keep my body in good shape.
Everyone enjoys downtime at home, I’m sure, for various reasons, but I find the whole system of being out there and doing shows for people – the more of it you do, in fact the more energizing it is, for me individually.
Even though it seems like there are a lot of parts, there is really tons of downtime in the acting world.
As athletes, we’re used to reacting quickly. Here, it’s ‘come, stop, come, stop.’ There’s a lot of downtime. That’s the toughest part of the day.
I didn’t have an agent before ‘Parks,’ and once you’re on a show, they’re not going to make money off of you. So if you’ve already booked something without an agent, unless they really want to hustle during the downtime, there’s seven months when they’re not going to make money off of you.
Of course I party. Of course I go chase girls. Again, for me, balance is important. One hundred per cent, my work goes first. Martin Garrix is my main priority. But to maintain Martin Garrix, I have to enjoy my downtime.
I love music. In a lot of my downtime, I spend time listening to other people’s music or other people’s rhymes and writing my own.
This year, I had some downtime before my Australia tour and spent a week or so in Phuket, Thailand. As a confessed workaholic, sometimes it’s good to unplug and detach and honestly, the scenery, the weather and the people truly made this an incredible place for me to recharge.
There’s editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there’s not a lot of that for me.
I’m actually at home when I’m not on tour, and I have a lot of downtime.
In my downtime, you’ll mostly find me curled up with a book. I love reading biographies. My favourites are those of Dalai Lama, Osama Bin Laden, and Einstein.
I think as a culture, we don’t like conflict or looking at icky stuff – especially in our downtime.
I’m busy and that’s the way I like it – when I have too much downtime I get into trouble.
When your career and your passion one in the same there is very little downtime.
With acting, you might have a month of very intense work, but you’ve got a lot of downtime as well.
Rest is key. I need to get the right rest time and family time to stay refreshed. My downtime is for family activity. That’s all about there is. I never switch off. Running my day-to-day golf business is a fairly busy one. There’s a lot of moving parts and I’m trying to simplify it and make it easier.
Hobbies-wise, I love to carp fish. I like to be on the bank when I have some downtime.
I think that all services will have downtime. No matter how much you prepare, have redundant systems, or audit, there will periodically be a black swan event that is completely unlike whatever you’ve experienced before. It even happens to Google!
I’m a very creative person in general. I like to create stuff in my downtime off the court.
I need some downtime before I go to sleep.
I think everyone knows that I’m always the one that’s the busiest in Maiden. When we’re not touring or recording, I’m still doing loads of Maiden stuff – video editing and god knows what else – so I get a lot less downtime than the others.
My downtime tends to resemble my uptime. Weekends are workdays, but toned down. Over the whole weekend, I may have five meetings, as opposed to six on a weekday. I used to play piano for 30 minutes at night, but I had to pull that out of my schedule. I don’t have time for nonwork stuff.
I read a lot of autobiographical stories, and I write plays and prose. And I play piano and cello. A lot of my downtime is devoted to that.
Don’t get me wrong – I like to rest a little bit. But I don’t do well with downtime.